unknown at New Delhi Zoo

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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 11 years old
Status:confiscated
Dead date: 2007-03-08
Death reason: disease: Anorexia, spastic paralysis, fluid in lower jaws
Location:New Delhi Zoo
ArrivedNew Delhi Zoo 2006-00-00
Born:1996 unknown India
Document updated2008-10-13
The young elephant was rescued 2006 from Kaithal in Haryana, and died at the Delhi Zoo 2007-03-08 a few hours after doctors had decided to put down the animal. The elephant was suffering from spastic paralysis on his forelegs and fluid in his lower jaws had caused swelling. The Zoo decided to euthanise the elephant but by 4.30 pm the elephant expired.

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